Is PMI preparing for a future move into the cannabis business?

Even as it’s moving into the US tobacco alternatives market, Philip Morris International (PMI) may be setting itself up for a future move into the cannabis industry.  The company has reportedly purchased a patent for a genetically modified cannabis plant, and is said to have invested $20m in an Israeli company that makes cannabis inhalers.

Meanwhile, an expert on cannabis and behaviour has told ECigIntelligence that reports of 60 people suffering medical ill-effects from vaping products marketed as containing cannabinoid oil suggested symptoms consistent with them having received “tainted product”.


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